Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Georgia

Correctional care nurses in Georgia earn an average of $58,951 per year (or $28.34 per hour).

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25% lower than the national average
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Georgia correctional care nurses earn 25% lower than the national average salary for correctional care nurses, at $79,288 (or $38.12 per hour).

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Correctional care nurse salary range in Georgia

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $76,961 $36
75th Percentile $63,510 $30
Median $58,685 $28
25th Percentile $47,814 $22

80% of Georgia correctional care nurses earn between $45,671 and $76,961.

Cost-of-living adjusted correctional care nurse salary in Georgia

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Georgia correctional care nurses earn about $62,382 per year. Cost-of-living in Georgia is 5% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Georgia for correctional care nurses

Roswell, GA $63,158 per year
Augusta, GA $56,636 per year

Georgia nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is Roswell, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $63,158 and 42,420 registered nurses are currently employed. The Augusta area comes in second, with a $56,636 average correctional care nurse salary and 6,710 registered nurses employed.

Correctional care nurses salaries in other states

California $128,643 per year
Massachusetts $85,893 per year
New York $69,056 per year
Arizona $82,231 per year
Colorado $77,419 per year
Texas $71,839 per year
Virginia $76,680 per year
Pennsylvania $81,560 per year
Michigan $71,657 per year
Florida $68,225 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Georgia?

Quality Assurance Nurse $86,976 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $86,976 per year
Float Pool Nurse $86,976 per year
Vascular Nurse $86,976 per year
Transplant Nurse $86,397 per year
ENT Nurse $86,010 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $85,044 per year
Urology Nurse $85,044 per year
Bariatric Nurse $84,077 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $83,111 per year

At a $58,951 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Georgia tend to earn less than quality assurance nurses ($86,976), clinical informatics nurses ($86,976), float pool nurses ($86,976), vascular nurses ($86,976), transplant nurses ($86,397), ENT nurses ($86,010), aesthetic nurses ($85,044), urology nurses ($85,044), bariatric nurses ($84,077), and endoscopy nurses ($83,111).

More about correctional care nurses

Correctional nurses have several responsibilities. Conducting the initial prisoner assessment is their most important job function. They are tasked with evaluating the prisoner’s health before they are assigned to the general population.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health